|Fernando Uricoechea, O Minotauro Imperial, 1978 - Simon Schwartzman|
Book review, Dados - Revista de Ciências Sociais, vol. 23, 2, 1980, pp. 259-262. Abstract:Presented is a historical synthesis of the development of the modern Brazilian state since its patrimonial origin. The peculiarity of its patrimonialism is examined against the historical background of Spanish-American patterns of state building. The process of bureaucratization & the institutionalization of a legal-rational pattern of authority during the nineteenth century is examined through the role of...
Keywords: Bureaucratic Patrimonialism; Brazil